Inserting and removing the micro SIM card

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on Android 9.0.0

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Learn how to insert and remove a SIM card from your device. Your cellular service is activated through your SIM card; without it you cannot use cellular features. Note that a SIM card tray removal tool may be needed.

  1. Note: Don't touch the gold contacts on your SIM card. That could damage the card. If you’re using a new SIM card, you can activate it by calling your carrier.

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  2. Step 1/7

    Locate the finger notch on the back of your device.

    Note: You must have a nano SIM card inserted in your phone to place calls, access the internet, download apps and share pictures over your carrier's network.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 2/7

    With your device turned off, remove the phone's back cover using the finger notch.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  4. Step 3/7

    Remove the battery using the finger notch.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 4/7

    Slide the micro SIM card in or out of the slot with the gold contacts facing the front of the phone.

    Note: A nano SIM card may already be inserted in your phone.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  6. Step 5/7

    Replace the battery, matching the contacts on the battery with the contacts in the battery slot.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 6/7

    Replace the back cover, pressing on each corner to make sure it's secure.

    The indicator is in the top left.
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    Step 7 of 7:

    You've completed the steps!

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